Orient Overseas Container Line Ltd. (OOCL) has added another mega containership to its fleet, ‘OOCL Zeebrugge’, the fifth environmentally friendly 24,188 TEU vessel in a series of 12.
At a ceremony held at the Nantong COSCO KHI Ship Engineering Co., Ltd. (NACKS) shipyard, Shi Lei, Deputy General Manager of SUMEC Corporation Limited and Chairwoman of SUMEC Machinery & Electric Co., Ltd, named the vessel in the presence of a number of distinguished guests, including customers and business partners.
Kenny Ye, Chief Operating Officer of OOCL, stated at the ceremony: “The company’s interim results reflect the robustness of OOCL’s business operations through changing markets. Looking ahead, this series of new mega vessels will continue to bring economies of scale to us, and to optimise OOCL’s fleet structure, enabling us to better navigate uncertainties in the future.
“In addition, the latest technological and green features of these vessels demonstrate our determination to be at the forefront of our industry, driving development forward with the most comprehensive, advanced technology and in the most sustainable way.”
Its port rotation is:
Shanghai / Xiamen / Nansha / Hong Kong / Yantian / Cai Mep / Singapore / Piraeus / Hamburg / Rotterdam / Zeebrugge / Valencia / Piraeus / Abu Dhabi / Port Kelang / Shanghai